September 22: Day of the Week
September 22, 2022 was the 265th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 100 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 22: This Day in History
It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 22 Historical Event(s)
- 1236The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in the Battle of Saule.
- 1789Battle of Rymnik establishes Alexander Suvorov as a pre-eminent Russian military commander after his allied army defeat superior Ottoman Empire forces.
- 1789The office of United States Postmaster General is established.
- 1885Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule.
- 1896Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.
- 1908The independence of Bulgaria is proclaimed.
- 1910The Duke of York’s Picture House opens in Brighton, now the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.
- 1937Spanish Civil War: Peña Blanca is taken; the end of the Battle of El Mazuco.
- 1975Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is foiled by Oliver Sipple.
- 1995Nagerkovil school bombing, is carried out by Sri Lankan Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil school children.
Who were born on September 22?
- 1515Anne of Cleves, wife of Henry VIII of England (d. 1557)
- 1606Li Zicheng, emperor of China (d. 1645)
- 1680Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (d. 1747)
- 1870Arthur Pryor American trombonist & bandleader (d. 1942)
- 1887Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil, social activist and educationist in Maharashtra, India (d. 1959)
- 1891Hans Albers, German actor and singer (d. 1960)
- 1932Ingemar Johansson, Swedish boxer (d. 2009)
- 1939Gilbert Earl Patterson, American minister (d. 2007)
- 1947Robert Morace, American writer
- 1964Dr. Liam Fox, British politician
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